Blog: 2007

07/27/2007

We flew back to NYC on August 2 and then gave one concert in VA and two in PA. Sunday evening after the last concert we had a chorale social at the Roman Stoltzfoos farm,...

07/26/2007

Then there was the unforgettable chorale Director and his sometimes motley tribe. Discussions. Games like Sudoku, Ghost, and Scum. Parody songfests. Ticklish Reuben. Gene’s legacy of travel woes. The Hood. You never knew...

07/25/2007

Even more important than the sights, though, were the people we met. Our hosts were always generous and kind. They also paid a price to make this a delightful tour. We were frequently served a meal before and a tea after...

07/25/2007

Jonathan and Joyce Yoder, also members of Dunmore East Fellowship, established the contacts and put together our itinerary. We were blessed to have them travel with us to most of our concerts. They also planned a number...

07/24/2007

Here we were also served many delicious meals, cooked by the local ladies and by two of our chorale members whose primary responsibility was food management and preparation.These two did such a good job that we let them...

07/23/2007

After we arrived in Ireland on July 16, we spent several more days rehearsing and re-memorizing our music. This took place at Dunmore East Christian Fellowship where Brother Dan Yoder is the Senior Pastor. This Amish...

07/22/2007

Like usual, nothing good comes unless a price has been paid by someone. We as a chorale met in May for a weekend rehearsal in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. During this time, we penciled our music scores with all manner...

07/20/2007

In July 2007, Oasis Chorale completed their second tour to Ireland and England. A core group of Chorale members had also been on the 2003 tour, but for many of us, a singing tour in a foreign country was brand new. We...

07/16/2007

Friday, July 20
     8:00 @ Kilkenny Presbyterian Church, Kilkenny City
Saturday, July 21
     7:30 @ Dunmore East Christian Fellowship, Co. Waterford
...

07/15/2007

Monday, July 16
   Depart for JFK International Airport - 2:30 pm
Tuesday, July 17
   Arrive at Shannon International Airport- 8.55AM
   Tour...

07/14/2007

Soprano I
Jeanene Nisly
Kendra Miller
Phoebe Raber
Suzanne Good

Soprano II
Susan Lapp
Lana Martin
Lisa Fehr...

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